Trajectory prediction

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trajectory

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The process of estimating the future states of individual aircraft on the basis of the current aircraft state, estimation of pilot and controller intent, expected environmental conditions, and computer models of aircraft performance and procedures.

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, "Characterizing Intent Maneuvers from Operational Data – A Step towards Trajectory Uncertainty Estimation", (Jose L Garcia-Chico and Robert A Vivona, Karen T Cate) NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, 94035

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